The Resident: Twitter verdict: an invasion of privacy?
A New York judge ordered Twitter to release the tweets of an Occupy Wall Street protester named Malcolm Harris, and this week the social networking site followed through. Some say it is the end of free speech on the Internet. The Resident's Lori Harfinest took to the streets of the city where the movement kicked off - New York - to find out whether deleted tweets are fair game for the court.
Within the last week, protests have popped up all over the world. From Libya to Australia, Muslims are showing their discontent over the American-produced film the "Innocence of Muslims." Reports have surfaced that a recent suicide attack in Afghanistan which killed 12 people was in response to the film. Now, NATO says they are cutting ties and are suspending training the Afghan army. So what does this mean for the future of Afghanistan? Anthony Shaffer with the Center for Advanced Defense Studies joins us with his take on NATO's move.
Tim Pawlenty is the latest person who made it from governing to lobbying. Pawlenty was previously with the Mitt Romney's presidential campaign and he has twice been elected governor of Minnesota, in 2002 and 2006. RT's Liz Wahl explains his latest maneuver.
A new report conducted by researchers at the NYU School of Law and Stanford reveals that US-led drone strikes have killed more civilians in Pakistan than American officials have admitted on the record. While the White House maintains that unmanned aerial vehicles rarely target civilians, researchers say that the number of innocent people killed in the attacks is something much more significant. The latest findings are based on more than 100 in-depth interviews with victims of the attacks and Pakistani government officials, who say some civilians won't even take their children to school over fear of drones. John Amick is the director of the Brave New Foundation's War Costs campaign and brings us the latest on the investigation into UAV assaults.
Earlier this month, we reported how the tell-all book "No Easy Day" had the Pentagon furious over how it described the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. The book was written by a former Navy Seal and allegedly revealed classified information regarding the Bin Laden raid and the author breached a non-disclosure agreement regarding the incident. Liz Wahl has more on how the Pentagon is allow employees to buy the book, but under certain conditions.
On Friday afternoon president Obama signed a presidential memorandum that waives penalties on countries that use child soldiers. This means more funding will be introduced to the countries like South Sudan, Libya, Yemen including money for military needs. This comes from the President of the country which is against exploiting children. RT's Liz Wahl breaks the subject down.